HHS Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship Fund
1. Financial need!
2. GPA of 2.50 and
above. The HHS Class of 1958 are not looking for the 4.0
student, feel they will have
numerous other opportunities for scholarships,
but would like to know that there is a reasonable
expectation that they will be able to complete
3. Dr. Bill Curtis, a
member of this class is the executive director of the association of
school boards in
Kansas. Bill suggested that we also consider ACT
& SAT scores. Indicated that has seen "lower
grades in the 9th & 10th grades" (weren't that
interested in school) but then saw higher grades in 11th
&12th but total GPA was pulled down because of 9th &
4. Craig Kautz,
superintendent HPS, suggested that consideration be give to
"activities outside of the
classroom", i.e., holding a part time job, doing
volunteer work, band, athletics, other school club
activities. This could be an indicator of
personality and future success, etc.
5. That consideration be
given to the "character" of the student.
6. That at least a
couple of letters of recommendation be obtained from teachers,
church members, friends, etc.
7. Scholarships must be
awarded to students attending colleges within the state of Nebraska,
private, four (4) year or two (2) year
Deanna (Robare) January and Larry Rader met with
Steve James, one of the 4 counselors at HHS, on 01-09-08 @ Larry's
office. Steve is the counselor who deals with
scholarship evaluation and recommendations. Evaluation
criterias #1 through #4 had previously been approved by the reunion
committee, Class of '58. Steve recommended that we add
criteria #5 and #6, which was readily agreed to. At the
reunion committee meeting on January 31, 2008 it was unanimously
agreed to reduce the GPA in #2 from 2.75 down to 2.50 and to add #7.